Amazon.com
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Amazon sucks

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Middletown, DE (US)

I have been working at Amazon.com full-time

ProsPays is decent, not the best but decent

ConsManagers are a bunch egotistic power hungry bullies who pre on lower staff. They are a bunch of malfunctioning idots who needs to realize that the regular worker is just as much of the companie's success as they are.

Advice to Senior ManagementHire regular people, not morons to lead the staff!

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Better than your average sweat shop!

Senior Engineer (Current Employee)
Seattle, WA (US)

I have been working at Amazon.com full-time for more than 3 years


Pros: Good benefits. Very sharp people, cutting edge (with some blood flowing). Excellent hiring bonus. There are… Cons: Still suffers from high turnover with staff. Lack of significant experience in management result in a lot of pro-forma decisions and little empathy. There is… Advice to Senior Management: Rethink your IT people growth -- Amazon profit margin is dropping towards negative fast. Shareholders may push for cuts -- and IT… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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Fast-paced energic company with complex architecture

Systems Engineer II (Current Employee)
Dublin, Dublin (Ireland)

I have been working at Amazon.com full-time for less than a year


Pros: I work with some of the best engineers that I've seen. Company not too hierarchical.… Cons: Too many meetings. Too much email. Open space. Frugality. Sometimes work is not very engaging. Suffers from… Advice to Senior Management: Invest on better tools, with better documentation. Deprecate old things.… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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